orpine

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or·pine

noun \ˈr-pən\

Definition of ORPINE

:  an herb (Sedum telephium of the family Crassulaceae, the orpine family) that has fleshy leaves and pink or purple flowers and was formerly used in folk medicine; broadly :  sedum

Origin of ORPINE

Middle English orpin, from Anglo-French, from orpiment
First Known Use: 14th century

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